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telecomputing At a Glance

Reducing the costs of hardware, the need for highly skilled progammers, and preparing for the next pandemic, aren't the only reasons to why businesses need the cloud.

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Work from anywhere

Escape the office: Work from wherever suits you. Traffic jams and child care are no longer a problem

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Flexible work hours

Staff have been shown to be more productive when they can vary their work times

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Employee retention

Employees are more likely to stay in a job when they can choose their work time and place

What has cloud computing got to offer me?

  • Create, access and edit your files from anywhere in the world
  • Collaborate with your team and collegues
  • One to one or group chats
  • One to one or group video conferencing
  • All files automatically saved and securely stored
  • Share, download, or email folders and files

What to expect from the dumbtutor

Either create your own using the guides, or allow the DUMBTUTOR to take care of everything for you, from domain registration to user accounts.

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Admin Guides

Teaching you how to set up and administer your company account

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User Guides

Showing you how to get the most out of the range of Drive apps

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Account management

Have your entire company account set up and managed

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Web Development

Building bespoke responsive websites to look good on any device

Featuring a world of online applications

Besides the most popular email service, Workspace has a complete set of file creation apps that can be accessed from any device.

  • Google Document
    Documents

    Download or email as a Word doc, PDF, plain text or html webpage.

  • Google Sheet
    Spreadsheets

    Download in Excel, CVS, and TSV formats. Email as a PDF file, Excel, or Open Office spreadsheet.

  • Google Presentation
    Presentations

    Download as a Powerpoint file, JPG,image, PNG image, or scalable vector graghic (SVG). Email As a Powerpoint file, plain text, or PDF.

  • Gppgle Form
    Forms

    Carry out market research, run quizzes, or collect customer feedback. All responses are saved to a spreadsheet to await analysis.

  • Google Drawing
    Drawings

    Create your own graphics and download in any image format, including with transparent background. email as a PDF or image.

  • Google Calendar
    Calendar

    Keep your appointments private or share you entire schedule with friends, family, and collegues. If you allow them, they can even add their own events

  • Google Chat
    Chat

    Conduct one to one or group chats, either from your Chat app, or directly from the gmail homepage.

  • Google Meet
    Meet

    Video conferencing for up to 100 people. Accessible from the Meet app or from gmail.

Some of the features you'll find in Workspace for business

Besides all the above listed apps, here's a quick glance at some of the reasons why Workspace for business is so popular.

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Personalized company email

Every user has their own company email address. such john@mycompany.com. Users may also have multiple email addresses.

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Organizational units

'Determine which departments have have access to certain apps and grant them user or admin status.

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Groups for collaboration

Members of a group get to see and edit all the folders and files. Ideal for teams working on projects and managers to see progress in real time. Groups also get their own email address, such as accounts@mycompany.com

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Costs and mainentance

Most of the hardware and updates are taken care of behind the scenes by the cloud provider. Leaving admins to focus on routine jobs and accounts management

frequently asked questions

Feel free to contact the DUMBTUTOR if you have a query. In the meantime, here's a few of the most commonly asked questions.

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Can I still use Drive when offline?
You can edit files while offline and they will automatically update when the connection is restored
Does Workspace cost anything?
It's free for personal accounts. Business accounts start at £4.60 per user per month
Do I need a website?
No, but for business accounts you need to purchase a domain for around £10.00 per year or less
How much storage space do I get?
With the free version, you get 15Gb, but can buy more for a nominal free. Business plan storage starts at 30Gb for the Business Basic plan.
What is the maximum number of users allowed with the business plans?
All plans limit the number of users to 300
Can I have more than one free account?
There is no limit to the number of gmail, and therefore Drive, free accounts
Can I use the free account for my business
Yes: but you're email address will be suffixed with @gmail.com, instead of @mybiz.com. Which may not be regarded as very professional looking.
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